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Language Teaching for

The Essentials

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Please note this registration page is for School Educators only. If you are not a school professional and would like to register, please get in touch via email.

About the Language Teaching for Non-Specialists: The Essentials Course

What is the course about?
Language Teaching for Non-Specialists: The Essentials is designed to introduce the basics of language teaching to non-specialists. It is also a great refresher for beginner and experienced teachers!

What does the course involve?

  • Great learning: Access to 10 engaging, interactive lessons which will give you an overview of the basics of language teaching, based on the latest research 

  • Hands-on Tips: Plenty of practical ideas and ready-to-use strategies to add to your language teaching toolkit

  • Networking & Connection: Access to an exclusive course group in Linkedin where you can interact with other participants in the course and engaging with regular discussion questions wider reading

  • Personal Development: Access to a range of free online language learning courses (French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, German, Italian and Indonesian, which you can work through independently to gain proficiency in the language of your choice.

  • Recognition: A certificate of completion for those who complete the full 10-lesson course.

  • Support: A free consultation with our Global Languages curriculum specialist to provide you with guidance on how to run your Language teaching program, as well as 24/7 email and phone support throughout the course.

Course Overview

In this course, participants will complete 10 engaging, interactive lessons. Please see the course overview below: 

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Language Teaching and Learning
  • Lesson 2: Teaching Listening skills
  • Lesson 3: Teaching Speaking skills
  • Lesson 4: Teaching Reading skills
  • Lesson 5: Teaching Writing skills
  • Lesson 6: Integrating Authentic language learning tasks
  • Lesson 7: Intercultural communicative language teaching
  • Lesson 8: Ideas for engaging students
  • Lesson 9: Structuring a language course
  • Lesson 10: Designing Assessment for Languages


Who is the course for?
This course is designed for non-specialist language teachers who are required to teach language classes.

How do I register?
Please register via the registration form above. Once you have completed the form, you will receive a welcome email & our team will process your registration. 

What are the course dates?
The course is designed to complete in your own time & you will always have access to the course content.

What is the price? 
This course is free to all educators. 

What are the time requirements?
You can complete the course in your own time. In total, there are ten lessons which take ~1-2 hours per lesson.  

How do I access the course?
When you have registered, you will be sent information on how to access the course on the Education Perfect platform.

What are the course details? 
Please see the course details outlined below: 

1) Course Content
The course is hosted on Education Perfect. You will need to work through the ten abovementioned lessons in your own time. 

2) Community & support
You will have access to the LinkedIn Community group. You will also have the opportunity to book in a 1-1 personalized

3) Additional benefits
As a part of this course, you will also be eligible for a complimentary consultation with Philippa Kruger, EP consultant, to discuss implementing the language program/languages course.

Is there a course certificate?
Yes! If you meet the course requirements of completing all 10 EP lessons, you will be eligible for a course certificate.

Help, I have other questions.
If you have any other questions, please get in touch via email at support@educationperfect.com.

Course Writers 

Philippa Kruger
Steven Langlois

Philippa Kruger 
Course Author 

Philippa is a former French teacher with 10 years of teaching experience in schools around NZ, including 5 years as HOD of Languages. Philippa’s passion throughout her teaching career was making language learning accessible to all students and developing tools to facilitate this. For the last 7 years, Philippa has worked with the EP Languages team to transform EP Languages from a vocabulary learning tool to a full ecosystem catering for all your language learning needs. She is excited to have the opportunity to talk to teachers about how EP Languages can revolutionize your language learning program and help students reach their full potential as well as meet your curriculum needs.

Steven 'Etienne' Langlois
Course Contributor 

Steven 'Étienne' Langlois is an award-winning teacher-rockstar and author of the #1 best-selling book ROCK YOUR CLASS. When he's not performing for millions of fans in packed theatres and arenas worldwide or teaching in packed classrooms back home, he's bust helping K-12 teachers rock their classes with expert engagement strategies.
Étienne has spent the better part of three decades teaching K-12 in many subject areas while taking on various leadership roles as Department Head, Instructional PD Coach, Mentor, and District Program Coordinator.
Winner of multiple educational "lifetime achievements” awards and "Canada's Artist of the Year” honours, he has also worked as an author and consultant for leading educational publishing companies in Canada, the USA and Europe, developing effective curriculum content.

Dan Pearcey
Course Author

Dan is an experienced teacher of Japanese and Spanish. Before joining the Education Perfect team as one of our Languages educational content writers, he worked for many years teaching Languages in Queensland in Australia. Dan is passionate about supporting teachers and students in their language learning journey.

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